In the verses before this Paul asks the Thessalonians to pray for him
that he may be delivered from wicked and evil men, men without faith.
Then he encourages those of faith with the words above.
We, also, are encouraged by these words from Paul.
Because the Lord is faithful in His love for us
we know that He gives us strength to be steadfast in the faith
and He will protect from the evil one.
Are you being battered by those who do not believe as you do?
Will you arm yourself with the Word and be made strong for the conflict
knowing it is the Lord who guards you?
Blessings this day of grace,